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Bell, Martha McFarlane
by Suggs, Joseph R. Martha McFarlane McGee, one of the heroines of the American Revolution, was born in Orange County. No positive record of her parents' names has been located, but her maiden name indicates that she [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hicks, Ellen Thompson
by Sims, Anastatia. Ellen Thompson Hicks, nurse and Episcopal missionary, was born in Oxford, the daughter of Edward Hubbell and Harriet Virginia Britton Hicks. Her father, a lawyer and a graduate of The University of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Holland, Annie Wealthy
by Shaber, Sarah R. Annie Wealthy Holland, educator, was born in Isle of Wight County, Va., on a plot of land contiguous to the Wealthy plantation, where her grandmother had been a slave. She was the daughter of John [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Law, Sallie Chapman Gordon
by Green, C. Sylvester. Law, Sallie Chapman Gordon by C. Sylvester Green, 1991 27 Aug. 1805–28 June 1894 Sallie Chapman Gordon Law, humanitarian, was born in Wilkes County, the daughter of Chapman and Charity King [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Peck, Clara Jane Thornton
by Arnett, Ethel Stephens. Clara Jane Thornton Peck, nurse, the daughter of John and Jane Thornton, was born in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England. When she was about ten, her family moved to Pittsburgh, Pa., where she attended [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Perry, Alice Threatt
by Percival, Perry. Alice Threatt Perry, pioneer registered nurse in North Carolina, Spanish-American War veteran, commander of the North Carolina Department of United Spanish War Veterans, and trustee of Wingate [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pigott, Emeline Jamison
by Barnes, Ruth Royal. Emeline Jamison Pigott, Confederate spy, was born in Carteret County, the daughter of Levi and Eliza Dennis Pigott, both from families with roots deep in the area. At the time of the Civil War, the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
WWI: Women volunteers
by Stevens, Vivian Lea. WWI: Women volunteers On the outskirts by Vivian Lea Stevens Reprinted with permission from Tar Heel Junior Historian, Spring 1993. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Wyche, Mary Lewis
by Powell, William S. Mary Lewis Wyche, nurse, was born near Williamsboro in present Vance County, the daughter of Benjamin and Sarah Hunter Wyche. In 1889 she was graduated from Henderson College, where she had taught in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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